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Elevating Budget Amplification: C 316BEE V2 Stereo Integrated Amplifier By NAD

NAD's legacy in crafting exceptional budget amplifiers, spanning from the iconic 3020 in 1978 to the contemporary C 328, is a testament to their commitment to high-quality audio experiences. With a trail of "Best Amp" awards and glowing five-star reviews, NAD has consistently delivered excellence. This amp has continued this tradition, earning praises such as the EISA award for 'Best Product 2008-2009' and enthusiastic endorsements from premier audio publications. With the resurgence of vinyl, we've enhanced this amplifier by integrating NAD's esteemed RIAA phono stage.

Defining Performance it showcases NAD's expertise in delivering top-tier performance within budget constraints. Recognizing the vinyl renaissance, we've infused this amplifier with our celebrated RIAA phono stage, ensuring accurate playback and preserving the integrity of analog sound. This intricate circuitry balances low noise and high overload margins, effectively nullifying distortion and noise. Our RIAA equalization is remarkably precise, an uncommon trait in this price range. An added infrasonic filter rejects airborne vibrations, curbing parasitic feedback.

Building on Success The C 316BEE V2 continues the tradition of NAD's renowned budget amplifiers, blending affordability with remarkable audio performance. With this amplifier, you're not just purchasing an amplifier – you're investing in a legacy of audio excellence.

C 316BEE V2 Stereo Integrated Amplifier NAD

  • Building upon the legacy of the original C 316BEE, the V2 version presents an upgraded and refined budget amplifier that redefines the standards of performance in its class.

    Proven PowerDrive Innovation
    NAD's PowerDrive Circuit technology seamlessly combines high current drive and undistorted dynamic power, perfectly suited for complex loudspeaker loads. By constantly monitoring the amplifier's operational conditions, PowerDrive optimizes power supply settings to maintain low distortion and deliver maximum real-world power during music playback. This sophisticated approach, found in our premium Masters Series, utilizes an intricate 'analogue computer' to calculate optimal settings. For the C 316BEE V2, NAD's Director of Advanced Development, Bjorn Erik Edvardsen, has ingeniously engineered a cost-effective computation circuit that maintains the effectiveness of PowerDrive while minimizing components.

    Uncompromised NAD Engineering
    This amplifier embodies NAD's core technologies, from the substantial toroidal power transformer and low ESR smoothing capacitors to regulated secondary supplies and robust discrete output transistors. In line with our high standards, this amplifier remains as sophisticated and polished as other NAD models.

    Value in Performance
    We are confident that the C 316BEE V2 will establish new benchmarks for both measured and audible performance in its budget category. Unless you demand excessive power or listen at extreme volumes, this amplifier is an ideal match. Its fundamental specs – noise, distortion, power, stereo separation, and volume control tracking – all excel and would be remarkable even in amplifiers of much higher cost.

    Streamlined Simplicity
    While the C 316BEE V2 prioritizes musical enjoyment, it does so with essential features: six inputs, single speaker outputs, a headphone jack, and comprehensive remote control. Its compact size and understated exterior contribute to its versatile charm – quintessential NAD.

    Balancing Essentials and Features
    This amp may not boast an extensive feature set, but it's far from bare-bones. Equipped with five line level inputs, an MM Phono Input, tone controls, and a front-panel input for mobile devices, this amplifier is primed to be the core of a high-performance audio setup. With a conservative 40 watts of continuous power and an impressive dynamic power reserve exceeding 100 watts, the it delivers unmatched usable power across the audible spectrum.

    Sonic Excellence
    Harnessing advanced technology, the C 316BEE V2 crafts a relaxed and immersive sonic experience that reveals intricate nuances within your favorite recordings. Its dynamic power reserves provide vibrancy and liveliness, while its low distortion and noise-free background establish presence and precision in your music. The result is a synergy between the amplifier and your loudspeakers, elevating your audio enjoyment.